Definitions for "Best Management Practices"
The most effective and practicable method of preventing or reducing the amount of pollution generated by pollution sources. Often abbreviated BMPs.
(BMPs) - Forest management practices, developed pursuant to federal water quality legislation, to minimize or prevent nonpoint source water pollution. Often in more general usage referring to any good forest stewardship practices.
Practices designed to meet the requirements of the Clean Water Act for limiting non-point source pollution. The State Pollution Control and Ecology Commission has designated BMP's for forestry practices in Arkansas.
Methods adopted by resource users designed to mitigate harm to the environment that might result from their activities. Click here for an animated presentation.
Methods employed during construction and included in the development for ensuring environmental management to the greatest possible extent.